Self-Guided Resources

There are a multitude of self-help and self-guided resources available to help support your success. Start exploring your options now!

Effective U

Effective U is a series of self-paced, interactive, online tutorials addressing a variety of academic skills topics. Topics include:

  • time management
  • boosting study habits
  • note-taking
  • exam prep and test-taking
  • money management

Academic Success Centers (YouTube)

Find short videos that offer study tips, describe services, and connect you with services. Topics include:

  • study group tips
  • activities for study groups
  • setting up productive study spaces
  • what to expect when meeting with a tutor

Learning Online 101 

Learning Online 101 is a course that prepares you for technical and academic success in online and hybrid courses. Topics include:

  • self-motivation
  • time management
  • technical skills
  • available student support

Learning Online 101 typically takes 2-4 hours to complete. You can self-enroll at

Subject & Course Guides

Guides are lists of recommended resources curated by librarians with subject-specific knowledge. Use them to help you get started on papers and research projects.